August 9, 2021

Belgian tax authorities systematically disregard taxpayer family status

The Belgian tax authorities are on their way to collect a generous amount of tax disputes. One can expect that EU authorities will sooner or later […]
March 15, 2021

EU taxpayers’ rights – simplified procedures for better tax compliance

Are you (also) having much trouble in solving cross-border tax questions? The European Commission is looking into the matter and you can participate by completing the […]
March 8, 2021

New tax rules for real estate, owned outside Belgium – a serious headache for people, moving into Belgium. Beware of the new pittfalls.

From income year 2021 onwards, new rules apply for Belgian resident taxpayers, who own real estate outside Belgium (law of 17.02.2021). The new legislation is the […]
March 3, 2021

Tax exempt allowance for work at home – not for expatriates?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, working at home has become the standard scenario for employees in Belgium. The Belgian tax and social security authorities […]
July 1, 2020

Taxation of cross-border employment during the COVID-19 crisis – recent developments and thoughts

In this article, we provide an update on the measures, taken by the tax authorities to cope with the impact on the travel restrictions for employees, […]
April 27, 2020

The tax treaty with Japan – impact on individuals

A new tax treaty was signed between Belgium and Japan on 12 October 2016. Tax treaties do not immediately enter into force, and we had to […]